Child Care Subsidy at Guardian Childcare & Education South Melbourne

The Childcare Subsidy (CCS) is financial assistance to help with the cost of child care. Knowing how much CCS you are entitled to is important, because it helps you understand how much care you can access and what your out-of-pocket expenses will be.

We are here to help. We believe in forming strong, trusted relationships with families. Supporting you to get the most of out your CCS is just one of the ways we make it easier for families to choose the right partner for the care and education of your child.

Use our CCS calculator below to see your estimated entitlement.

Calculate how much you'll pay

$ Annually
info Your family taxable income for the financial year is the sum of your taxable income, fringe benefits, foreign income, net investment loss, tax free benefits and superannuation contributions Read More.
Per Fortnight
info CCS is linked to how much a family contributes to the Australian economy through activity. This activity level is calculated from the parent with the lowest number of hours of activity.Read More.

Information about Guardian Childcare & Education South Melbourne

  • Light-filled, homely and recently refurbished childcare centre, featuring a range of beautiful learning spaces for children 6 weeks to 6 years.
  • Joy of Reading, Cooking, Outdoor and Sustainability learning programs and Out & About Community Excursions
  • Onsite chef preparing five delicious, nutritionally balanced meals a day and family breakfasts each morning in the Centre's piazza.
  • All-inclusive coverage of your child's everyday essentials, including nappies, formula, and sun smart protection.


Mon to Fri 7:00 to 6:30pm


97-101 Tope Street,,
South Melbourne, VIC, 3205